Port Franks Marina

Due to record high water levels in Lake Huron, the Port Franks Marina will only be offering launch ramp services and parking area remain available for day use and access to Armstrong East and West seasonal properties across the river for the 2020 season. Armstrong East and West Property owners currently using the marina for access to their seasonal properties are encouraged to contact the Port Franks Harbour Master at 519-243-2354 to discuss any concerns. The Port Franks Marina is not open for seasonal docking this year. 

Port Franks Marina provides 70 seasonal boat slips, a public boat launch and a park and picnic area. Transient slips may be available, but quantities are limited – contact the Harbour Master for details and call ahead for availability.

There is currently a wait list for seasonal dockage at the Port Franks Marina, however we are not accepting new applications at this time.  The application form will be posted to this website when we are accepting them again.  

The Port Franks Marina is one of nine internationally recognized Blue Flag marinas in Canada.

 Operating Dates and Times

The marina is staffed from mid-April until mid-October. Seasonal boat slips are available from the Victoria Day weekend in May (weather dependent) until Thanksgiving weekend in October.

You can contact the Harbour Master directly from mid-April until mid-October. Please contact Parks and Recreation with inquiries in the off-season.

Marina operating hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily.

 Marina amenities
  • 70 seasonal slips
  • Transient slips may be available, call ahead for availability
  • Electrical
  • Public washrooms
  • Showers
  • Ice
  • Pavilion and picnic area
  • Park
  • Visa, Mastercard and debit accepted

Dredging services and an open channel to the lake is provided by a private operator, contracted by the Municipality.

 Nearby amenities
  • Gas dock (diesel)
  • Pump out
 Navigation information

7574 Biddulph Street
Port Franks, ON N0M 2L0
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Coordinates: 43 14 75 N 81 55 59 W
Channel Depth: 4 - 10 ft
Dock Depth: 3 - 4 ft
Monitor – VHF Channel: 68

 Fees
Service Fee
Non-Commercial Boat Launch - Daily $20.00 per launch
Non-Commercial Boat Launch - Seasonal $270.00 
Seasonal Dockage - Serviced 25 feet and over $76.70 + tax per foot
Seasonal Dockage - Serviced less than 25 feet $1,840.80 + tax
Seasonal Dockage - Unserviced $1,086.95 + tax
Seasonal Dockage - PWC $500 + tax
Transient - Serviced - Daily  $2.30 + tax per foot 
Transient - Unserviced - Daily $1.90 + tax per foot

See the Port Franks Marina Fee Schedule for a full list of current fees.

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Contact Us

Port Franks Marina
Municipality of Lambton Shores
7574 Biddulph Street
Port Franks, ON N0M 2L0
May to October: 519-243-2354 | October to May 519-243-1400 Press 3 | F. 519-243-3500
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